noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of chopsticks
Definition for chopsticks (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for chopsticks
Our table manners require us to use two hands to perform with less dexterity what chopsticks can do with only one.The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Get your chopsticks out for these amazing Asian recipes that are perfect for your next themed dinner party.
She also told him that Edith and her Herr were playing a sort of chopsticks together in the drawing-room.Dodo, Volumes 1 and 2|Edward Frederic Benson
How people manage to eat rice with chopsticks will always be a mystery to me.Appearances|Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
Each feaster was provided with a pair of chopsticks and two small sheets of brown paper with which to wipe them after each course.Life and sport in China|Oliver G. Ready
Cheo-tsin invented the chopsticks, and Woo-wong founded the Tchow dynasty.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama|E. Cobham Brewer
They were taken all over Tokyo, ate with chopsticks, lived through a little earthquake, and did as the Japanese did generally.Famous Flyers|David Goodger (email@example.com)
British Dictionary definitions for chopsticks
Word Origin for chopsticks
Word Origin and History for chopsticks
also chop-stick, 1690s, sailors' partial translation of Chinese k'wai tse, variously given as "fast ones" or "nimble boys," first element from pidgin English chop, from Cantonese kap "urgent." Chopsticks, the two-fingered piano exercise, is first attested 1893, probably from the resemblance of the fingers to chopsticks.